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Thursday, 12.12.2019, 14:22
According to Statistics Estonia, in January 2019, compared to January 2018, the exports of goods increased by 12% and imports by 2%. The growth in exports was broad‑based, the increase occurred in most commodity sections.
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The head of Estonia's Financial Supervision Authority, Kilvar Kessler, in an interview with Bloomberg described exit by Swedish banks in the aftermath of the money laundering scandal as "our ultimate concern.", reffered LETA/BNS.
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 4th quarter of 2018, there were approximately 10,500 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. The number of job vacancies has exceeded 10,000 since the 1st quarter of 2017.
Baltic hotel operator Mogotel will run also Days Hotel Riga VEF that will be renamed to Rija VEF Hotel, Mogotel’s representative Kristine Junkure told LETA.
In Latvia, 31 % of people plan to keep working in old age just for fun, shows a Swedbank survey on people’s outlook on their financial situation in old age.
At the end of February, the unemployment rate in Latvia remained unchanged from the end of January, at 6.7% of the economically active population, LETA was told at the State Employment Agency.
Sigma Ratings, a New York-based rating agency, assigned BBB+ financial crime compliance (FCC) rating to Baltic International Bank placing it among industry leaders. Sigma’s report also noted that the bank’s outlook is positive.